• Short Summary

    A representative of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, the exiled former Cambodian Head of State, has said that his successor President Lon Nol and members of his Phnom Penh government will be brought to trial if they are captured.

  • Description

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    GV Conference building
    0.08

    2.
    GV Audience awaiting Chau Seng speech
    0.13

    3.
    CU Cheu Seng speaks in French
    1.18


    "It is also a victory for all peace-loving people -- and that include the American people -- and for justice and peace in the world. The United States Congress has taken a just and courageous stance an this. But the end of the air raids doesn't mean the and of U.S. aggression in Cambodia. A government that doesn't hesitate to repeat provocations and falsifications of government documents in order to attack a peaceful and neutral nation -- with whom it once signed an agreement of neutrality and the integrity of its frontiers -- a government that brings its lies to a governmental level and which makes no secret of its plans for domination, that same government is only able to pursue its aggression in other forms and by other methods."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A representative of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, the exiled former Cambodian Head of State, has said that his successor President Lon Nol and members of his Phnom Penh government will be brought to trial if they are captured.

    Speaking at a Paris news conference on Thursday (16 August), Chaw Seng, the raving Minister of State in the Peking-based Cambodian exile government, added that Prince Sihanouk's forces would fight until they gained total victory.

    He also noted that the ending of United States bombing raids did not mean the end of American involvement in the country. However he called the action of the United States Congress, that brought about the bombing halt, "courageous".

    Reports that escrat peace talks had taken place were denied by Mr. chau Sang who said that there could be no possible compromise with "the traitors of the Lon Nol regime". These wore his comments on the bombing halt:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACGG9JAOUVTGO2XK50F38A7879
    Media URN:
    VLVACGG9JAOUVTGO2XK50F38A7879
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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